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fuzzy

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adjective \ˈfə-zē\

Simple Definition of fuzzy

  • : covered with short, soft hairs, fur, etc. : covered with fuzz

  • : not clear : not sharp or distinct

  • : not clear in thought

Full Definition of fuzzy

fuzz·i·erfuzz·i·est

  1. 1 :  marked by or giving a suggestion of fuzz <a fuzzy covering of felt>

  2. 2 :  lacking in clarity or definition <moving the camera causes fuzzy photos>

  3. 3 :  being, relating to, or invoking pleasant and usually sentimental emotions <warm and fuzzy feelings>

fuzz·i·ly play \ˈfə-zə-lē\ adverb
fuzz·i·ness play \ˈfə-zē-nəs\ noun

Examples of fuzzy

  1. The plant has fuzzy leaves.

  2. Without my glasses everything looks fuzzy.

  3. The line between our areas of responsibility is fuzzy.

  4. I think his reasoning is a little fuzzy.



Origin of fuzzy

perhaps from Low German fussig loose, spongy


First Known Use: 1713

Rhymes with fuzzy



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